Today's News

  • Retirees will be honored with a more ‘relaxed’ reception

    LaRue County Schools and the LaRue County Education Association will honor retiring personnel in a different format than in previous years with a Sunday afternoon reception replacing a Friday night sit-down dinner.
    The reception will be 2-4 p.m. May 15 at LaRue County Middle School cafeteria. Cake, punch, mints and nuts will be served.

  • McIntosh harvests large turkey

    Michael McIntosh, 13, of Magnolia, harvested this turkey April 2 while hunting with his dad Doug Brown in LaRue County. The 25-pound turkey had a 10 1/2-inch beard and 1 3/4-inch spurs. He is the son of Melissa and Doug Brown.

  • Isaac Knight harvests 21 1/2 pound turkey

    Isaac Knight, son of Angie and Chris Knight of Upton, harvested this wild turkey on April 4, 2011. It weighed 21 1/2 pounds with a 10-inch beard. He hunted with his papaw John Brown of Hodgenville.

  • Old barn stabled Noble Kalarama

    This old stock barn is located at the end of Peake Road near Athertonville. This old barn was the first LaRue County barn to stable Noble Kalarama, an American Saddlebred colt that was destined to become world famous. Noble Kalarama received his very first training in a lot surrounding this old barn under the reins of his owner, Jack Thompson.
    During the years of 1937-1940 Noble Kalarama established himself as a fine harness stallion to be taken seriously. He won shows in Chicago, Lexington, Memphis, Louisville, Indiana, Ohio and New York.

  • Gen Roso retires as Extension staff assistant after 21 years

    For more than 21 years, we at the LaRue County Extension Office have had the pleasure of working with Genevieve Perron Roso as our staff assistant. When she started in May 1989, Genevieve was quickly shortened to Gen.
    Gen has a wealth of expertise in Extension and office management.  Her tremendous office skills are remarkable. Her working knowledge in such things as computer software, web page design, newsletter preparation, mail management, accounting, bookkeeping and customer service continue to amaze me.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: LaRue Invitational

    Track and Field - 15-squad LaRue County Invitational


    April 1



    11. LaRue County, 12 points



    100 Dash, 27 Competitors

    18. Lindsey, Meredith, 15.21

    26. Grant, Logan, 17.02


    200 Dash, 22 Competitors

    16. Lindsey, Meredith, 31.34

    17. Phillips, Tiana, 32.55

    21. Grant, Logan, 35.89

  • A Cancer Survivor's Story: TOM R. COFFEY


    I have now survived cancer for three years.

    My story began in 2008. My son Ryan was to be married that July. The week of his wedding I was so sick, I was hospitalized and was first told that the C-word "cancer" was likely the problem. The doctors released me for the weekend to attend the wedding. When I returned the following week, further tests showed that I had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma B-cell.

  • It's blessed to be a blessing

     As a pastor over the years I have either written out my sermons or have taken detailed notes on my messages. Then I would study carefully what I had written. Many times there were corrections and editing done before I preached the messages.

    Now at times I compose my weekly devotions on the computer. Had I been more observant in last week's devotion there were two statements I would have made differently.

  • Cemetery preservation workshop scheduled in Frankfort

     The Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Genealogical Society will host a free family-history workshop focused on KHS cemetery preservation resources 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 9 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort.

  • Bardstown's Cracker Barrel may open late-summer

    Construction on a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Bardstown began mid-March and is moving forward quickly, according to Logan Spaulding, chief building inspector for Nelson County Code Enforcement.